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  • Aug 18, 2015
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    USDA crop report surprises grain trade

    The USDA Crop Report issued on August 12 estimated the 2014 total U.S. corn production to be just under 13.7 billion bushels, which would be third-highest U.S. corn production in history....More
  • Aug. 14, 2015
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    What will your corn yield in 2015? 16

    Growing conditions have been variable across the Corn Belt this season, and even across states. Because of the variability, we'd like to know what kind of corn yields you're expecting. Will your yields be above average for your farm? Below? Take our latest poll and let us know. Also, feel free to leave a comment with your predicted number, as well as your county/state (comments are anonymous).  ...More
  • Aug 11, 2015
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    Crop development on track, despite dry conditions

    While crop conditions across much of Minnesota and the Upper Midwest remain quite favorable, drier conditions have developed in portions of south-central and southwest Minnesota, and adjoining areas of northern Iowa....More
  • Aug 3, 2015
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    Why promote 500-bushel corn? 4

    It’s high time for high yield contest managers to think different – to recognize farmers that go beyond the weigh wagon – and reward yield along with environmental achievements such as reduced nitrogen use and increased soil health....More
  • Jul 24, 2015
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    Weather uncertainty, production complications support corn prices 1

    Corn bulls are talking about more complications in Europe, continuing uncertainty in the eastern part of the Corn Belt, especially IL, IN and OH, and some recent arising heat and dryness concerns out in the western Corn Belt....More
  • Jul 21, 2015
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    Crop conditions hold steady in Upper Midwest

    Crop conditions across most of Minnesota and much the Midwest have been quite favorable through the first half of the growing season. Crop conditions in a large segment of the southern Corn Belt have been much less favorable during most of the growing season, due to the significant amount of late and prevented planting, along with excessive rainfall in many areas during June and early July....More
  • Jul 17, 2015
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    Have corn yields stabilized?

    Corn bears are talking about improving U.S. weather forecasts, while the bulls are talking about all-time record heat readings being recorded in France and other parts of Europe. Bottom line: We remain lodged in a weather market, and do not need to keep repeating the same rhetoric....More

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